Raven Gates – ‘The Bachelor’ 2017 Contestant

Raven Gates

Raven Gates is a beautiful, brunette contestant on season 21 of The Bachelor. She's an outdoorsy girl who's into football and her adorable southern accent makes star Nick Viall smile. Tonight, Gates and Viall have their first solo date together, a date that Viall describes as one of the best he's ever had. ABC describes their date as this: One reserved bachelorette captures the final one-on-one date of the week and is treated to a meeting with Nick’s sister, Bella, and watching her play soccer. Afterwards, the three go roller skating. Over a cozy dinner this lady shares her past heartbreak with Nick. On the solo date, Gates and Viall form a connection and we've got more details on what to expect this episode, spoilers on this season's winner, and some background on Gates. To learn more, click through our gallery of Gates' best Instagram photos, but BEWARE of major season spoilers. (Instagram)